Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa 89


Year 1962 to 1980






Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 89 Register XP156 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XP156
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA089, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XP156, 19/11/1962
conv HAS.3, unk
w/o 27/06/1980.
united kingdom XP156
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.1 Hampshire Flt / 902-HA, recoded /472-HA by Jan 1964, recoded /402-HA by Apr 1965, until c May 1967 to Westland for HAS.3 conv.
united kingdom XP156
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.3
826Sq/144-E by Dec 1968, 737 Sq/663-PO by Jul 1976 still Sep 1977, w/o 27 Jun 1980 with 737 Sq when crashed in the sea, off Portland Bill. Wreckage recovered to AIU Lee-on-Solent by Aug 1980.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1980
united kingdom XP156
Fleet Air Arm
UK Portland Heliport ( 22-jul-78 )
noted 22jul79 at HMS Osprey RNAS Portland coded 663-PO with 737NAS
united kingdom XP156
Fleet Air Arm
R.I.P:
CRADDOCK, Roger A, Lieutenant C021043W
LEWIS, Gregory J, Lieutenant, C020336P
MORRIS, Ashley J, Lieutenant, C024199J


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